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South African property firm scoops two prestigious industry awards in London

The UK’s finest property professionals gathered at the glamorous Grosvenor House Hotel in Central London on Friday, October 18th to attend a glittering gala and to hear the long-anticipated results of the prestigious UK Property Awards, sponsored by Gaggenau and Virgin Atlantic.

Now in their 20th year, the UK Property Awards are part of the long established International Property Awards, and rank amongst the most prestigious commendations in the residential and commercial property industries.

Lord Bates, Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords in British Parliament, presented awards to the UK’s best real estate agencies, property consultancies and lettings agencies identified by the judging panel consisting of approximately 70 professionals. These included Andrew Panting, Director of Operations for the British Property Federation, Peter Bolton King, Global Residential Director of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); and Christian Morris, Director / Owner of architectural firm Yotomo Ltd.

Among the companies honoured for the highest levels of achievement in all sectors of the property and real estate industry, was South African owned property firm, Smuts & Taylor, who won awards in two categories.

Best Property Consultancy, London – Highly Commended
Best Property Consultancy Website, UK – Highly Commended

In recognition of its continued excellence as London property specialist, Smuts & Taylor Ltd was highly commended by the judges in the categories of Best Property Consultancy, London and Property Consultancy Website, UK.

Mike Smuts, Managing Director of Smuts & Taylor said, “It’s an honour to have received not one, but two industry awards as we continually set new standards to maintain our reputation as the London property consultancy of choice for high net worth South Africans looking to purchase property in London for investment or personal use.

The award winners’ logo is recognised as a symbol of excellence throughout the global property industry and it’s a testament to the entire team at Smuts & Taylor that we have been recognised, not only for our track record and experience in the London property sector, but also our focus on personal attention and total dedication to our clients' needs.”

Stuart Shield, president of the International Property Awards, said, “As the International Property Awards offices are based in the UK, we take a personal interest in seeing how our region performs. Our 20th anniversary of the UK Property Awards did not disappoint. It was an honour to meet the most successful estate agents and property consultants from all over the UK. These agents are assisting clients in making intelligent property investments, helping homeowners to make a move to greener pastures, and even fulfilling many dreams of first-time home ownership.”

Smuts & Taylor Ltd, with offices in both London and Cape Town, continues to experience dynamic growth through its comprehensive portfolio of service, specifically designed to assist South African investors who wish to purchase property in London. Offering assistance at every step of the purchase process, as well as lettings and management the firm offers clients a hassle-free solution to building a profitable London property portfolio - even all the way from South Africa.


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